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Three-Dimensional Puzzle

Three-Dimensional Puzzle

(Issue of a magazine 2/2017, page 26)

The article deals with the details of the design of a unique structure created by the architectural firm FXFOWLE. The renovated building became a prime example of distinctive approach to resolving challenges in high-rise buildings construction ascribable of the famous New York zoning law. The project, which integrated programs of school and residential block, required an individual constructive system and a complex engineering solution that allowed significantly increasing the building area without breaking local legislation. 

Eunma Housing – the World of Adventure

Eunma Housing – the World of Adventure

(Issue of a magazine 2/2017, page 34)

The article deals with the project of unique complex of 32 towers, designed by UnStudio, which will comprise not only real estate units. The mix-used development will provide not only comfortable housing and healthy living environment in the neighborhood, but also act as an educational institution.

Alternative Architecture

Alternative Architecture

(Issue of a magazine 2/2017, page 40)

The article deals with the unique project of 300-meter height wooden skyscraper. The tower was designed for the central part of London, as an iconic and sustainable building. The designs for the Barbican is the first in series of timber skyscrapers developed by Cambridge University in association with globally renowned architects and structural engineers with funding from the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

Silk Road of the 21st Century

Silk Road of the 21st Century

(Issue of a magazine 2/2017, page 44)

The brief called for an iconic landmark in the Nansha’s new district center to mark a new phase of district development as the new free trade zone. Nansha Kingboard Free Trade Zone Mixed-use Project designed by Aedas is located in Guangzhou - the starting point of the ancient Maritime Silk Road. This is a mixed-use development with commercial office and serviced apartment spaces, all housed in a single building.

New Longgang Riverfront Lifestyle

New Longgang Riverfront Lifestyle

(Issue of a magazine 2/2017, page 48)

The article based on the materials provided by architectural firm WOODS BAGOT deals with the project of the unique riverside complex, in which architects have masterly integrated commercial and recreational spaces. The reorganization of the former industrial zone includes the erection of several high-rise buildings, improvement of the embankments, creation of an extensive network of pedestrian routes and well-thought-out transport system.

New York Phenomena

New York Phenomena

(Issue of a magazine 2/2017, page 52)

American firm Oiio Architecture Studio set forward a new concept of skyscraper typology, which allows increasing gross floor ratio and economic efficiency. Complex analytical research and integration of the newest technological achievements significantly increase the chances for the implementation of this ambitious project.

Rainforest Elevations

Rainforest Elevations

(Issue of a magazine 2/2017, page 56)

Internationally renown architectural company LAVA (Laboratory for Visionary Architecture) took part in a major international competition for the design of an ecologically friendly urban settlement in Malaysia. A group of buildings step down towards this green public center and are an architectural interpretation of the rainforest, with various layers of program and vertical stratification. Each of them is an independent unit but interacting in symbiosis, each connecting and supporting each other.

Verticality, Environment, Urbanism

Verticality, Environment, Urbanism

(Issue of a magazine 2/2017, page 62)

eVolo Architecture Magazine announced the winners of the 2017 Skyscraper Competition. The annual award established in 2006 recognizes visionary ideas for high-rise buildings’ projects that through the novel use of technology, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations, challenge the way we understand vertical architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments.

Iceberg at the Heart of Tel Aviv

Iceberg at the Heart of Tel Aviv

(Issue of a magazine 1/2017, page 28)

The article deals with the office development, which is the first joint venture between Amot and Gav-Yam, two of the largest investment and development companies in the region. The companies have managed to secure a rarely available central metropolitan site, conveniently located 180m away from Tel-Aviv’s largest train station. The project involves the conversion of the 1.8 hectare city-center site into two office towers with an overall area in excess of 160,000m², extensive commercial facilities and a generous split-level landscaped public space.

Treasury of Istanbul

Treasury of Istanbul

(Issue of a magazine 1/2017, page 34)

Situated at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Istanbul has long been an amalgam of cultures and a record of civilizations past and present. Today, the city is undergoing a dramatic transformation, especially at its expanding borders. Increasing global investment and abundant tourism are reshaping the city and region for generations to come. New communities and new infrastructure are developed to meet the growing needs of Istanbul. This re-imagination of the coast is also intended to reinvigorate this once popular seaside destination.